Skip to comments.'Transition is taking its time' in South Africa, de Klerk says
Posted on 05/16/2012 7:52:23 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
(CNN) -- The last white president of South Africa said the post-apartheid land is still trekking toward prosperity for all and a better democracy.
"Fact is that in South Africa, transition is taking its time," F.W. de Klerk said in an interview aired Thursday on "Amanpour," hosted by CNN's Christiane Amanpour. "I'm convinced it's a solid democracy and it will remain so, but it's not a healthy democracy."
Two decades ago, de Klerk joined with then-African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela to end the notorious system of racial separation known as apartheid. Their efforts led to a Nobel Peace Prize.
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Peace Prize winners-Mandela, Gore, Obama, Arafat-how can any sane person not see what a joke it is?
Instead of splitting the ANC in two, they should have split South Africa in two. The “coexist” bumper sticker just doesn’t work there.
Divide South Africa into two isn’t enough. More like 5 or 10.
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